Howell Dean Clements

SMRW: 423.756.7000
DIRECT: 423.757.0499
FAX: 423.756.4801
EMAIL: hdc@smrw.com

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Emphasis

Medical Malpractice Defense
Insurance Defense
FELA and Common Carrier Defense
Civil Litigation

 

Experience

Dean Clements has over 24 years of litigation experience representing primarily physicians and hospitals in the area of medical malpractice defense, railroads in Federal Employee Liability Act litigation, and insureds in personal injury defense. 

 

BAR ADMISSION

  • Tennessee, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

 

Education/Academic Honors

  • University of Tennessee, J.D., 1991
  • University of Tennessee, B.A., with high honors, 1988

 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Chattanooga Bar Association, Board Member
  • Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Justices Brock and Cooper Inn of Court
  • Defense Research Institute

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • University of Tennessee National Alumni Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Cancer Society
  • McCallie School, Alumni Council Member

 

Practice Area

  • Litigation